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Un renouveau de l'économie du développement ?




This paper aims to show how the neo-classical current, which has yet absorbed development as one of its components, is trapped in a deep crisis, and how its domination can be understood in the theoretical field tightly linked to that of neo-liberalism on the policies of development.

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  • Rémy Herrera, 2005. "Un renouveau de l'économie du développement ?," Cahiers de la Maison des Sciences Economiques r05075, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris 1).
  • Handle: RePEc:mse:wpsorb:r05075

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    Development; neo-classical economics; neo-liberal policies; crisis; heterodoxies.;

    JEL classification:

    • A12 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Relation of Economics to Other Disciplines
    • B24 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought since 1925 - - - Socialist; Marxist; Scraffian
    • B41 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology - - - Economic Methodology
    • F20 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - General
    • N10 - Economic History - - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Industrial Structure; Growth; Fluctuations - - - General, International, or Comparative
    • O11 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

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